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2014 Cadillac CTS vs. 2015 Volvo XC70 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Cadillac CTS offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volvo XC70 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC70, the Cadillac CTS may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Cadillac CTS as you will with the Volvo XC70, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Cadillac CTS is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC70. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Cadillac CTS and the Volvo XC70 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Cadillac CTS is a little narrower than the Volvo XC70, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Cadillac CTS takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC70.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Cadillac CTS doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC70.

Handling
The Cadillac CTS has a smaller turning radius than the Volvo XC70, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Cadillac CTS and the Volvo XC70.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Cadillac CTS and the Volvo XC70. The Cadillac CTS has significantly less cargo room than the Volvo XC70, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Cadillac CTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC70.

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2014 Cadillac
CTS

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MSRP*: $42,195 - $51,695

2015 Volvo
XC70

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MSRP*: $35,400 - $45,650
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 17 - 24
Highway MPG: 26 24 - 31
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $39,663 - $48,335 $33,276 - $42,911

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